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9 Observations and Tips from a Newbie Runner

Oct 13, 2016

I started training early August for my very first 5k race coming up this Sunday, October 16th. I’m going the #distanceforDC at the Scotia Waterfront Toronto Marathon.  This is a bit of a bucket list thing, I’ve been talking about on and off for a couple of years.  After running… Continue Reading 9 Observations and Tips from a Newbie Runner

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9 Dos and Dont’s for “Business Casual” Gals

Dec 09, 2015

A couple of weeks ago I wrote some business causal tips for guys (if you missed it, check it out here). This week it’s the ladies’ turn, something I’m more in tune with, for obvious reasons. But even looking at my closet, things look a little grey (not just because… Continue Reading 9 Dos and Dont’s for “Business Casual” Gals

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8 Dos and Don’ts for ‘Business Casual’ Guys

Nov 25, 2015

Your instructor or new boss has told you that you have to dress ‘business casual’. What does even that mean? And, how do you do that without buying a new suit? After doing a bit of research, and checking out good old Wikipedia there doesn’t seem to be a consistent… Continue Reading 8 Dos and Don’ts for ‘Business Casual’ Guys

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It’s important to take your vacation – here’s why!

Nov 16, 2015

From the time I began school, I began to look forward to vacations. In those days it was about all the clichéd summer, playing outside with friends dreading the time when the street lights would come on (at least for those of my generation). It was all great fun, and… Continue Reading It’s important to take your vacation – here’s why!

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5 Career Building Tips according to Debby

Oct 29, 2015

Here is a list of some odds and ends that I believe have helped me in my career. To some they may be common sense. But if it’s your first job, and you don’t have a mentor to guide you, these may not be obvious. These are not about creating… Continue Reading 5 Career Building Tips according to Debby

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Thinking about diversity at DC

Sep 14, 2015

I saw a film on Saturday that still has me thinking. I love it when movies do that. I was downtown Toronto on the weekend celebrating a friend’s birthday. We had High Tea at the Fairmont Royal York. It was decadent. After we went to check out the Toronto International… Continue Reading Thinking about diversity at DC

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Why I like working at DC

Sep 11, 2015

Today I was reminded why I am here. Here at Durham College….not like “here on earth” kind of thing. Although I didn’t sign up for orange shirt campaign “Ask Me I’m…” I spent some time at Information Booth in The Pit today answering questions. It was BUSY! Students are still… Continue Reading Why I like working at DC

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More about Debby

Aug 25, 2015

Hi! My name is Debby Allbon, DC graduate and employee. I’m the IT Project Manager who is proud of being a bit of a geek. If the average age of the person reading this is 16-18 years old, well, I’ve been at Durham College longer than you’ve been around. Besides… Continue Reading More about Debby

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